Gael Garcia Bernal Quotes

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Born: 1978-11-30, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Birth Country: Mexico
Occupation: Actor, director

1.
Alexander Gonzalez Inarritu is a great director. He's the one I first worked with. He's amazing.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

2.
Doing films in Latin America is like an act of faith. I mean, you really have to believe in what you're doing because if not, you feel like it's a waste of time because you might as well be doing something that at least pays you the rent.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

3.
I think the water dictates how food will taste in a country. In England the apples taste unlike apples grown in any other place. England is an island, there's a lot of salt in the air and in the water. I think that has something to do with it.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

4.
I was brought up the Mexican way, where actors are paid very little and every part you take is an act of faith. If people respect that, then great.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

5.
I was little there were times I wanted my parents to be normal. I wanted them to have a religion. I wanted them to have a job, like the parents of every other kid I went to school with.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

6.
In Mexico, theater is very underground, so if you're a theater actor it's very difficult to make a living. But it's also a very beautiful pathway to knowledge and to an open education.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

7.
Life certainly points it out to you - 'you can go this way or the other way.' You have to decide and it's a very strong decision because, would you sleep well knowing that you're living in the best place, but you're letting the place where you should live alone?
- Gael Garcia Bernal

8.
Mexican food is far more varied than people think. It changes like dialects. I was brought up in Jalisco by the sea on a basic diet - tomatoes, chillis, peppers of every size and rice, which is a Mexican staple. The Pacific coast has a huge array of seafood.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

9.
Recently I've been doing risottos. Some of them have been amazing. Some of them, not all of them.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

10.
Talking about food is like talking about your dreams. Everyone has something to say. We all have to eat, it's just what we eat which differs. Some people eat for fuel and I feel bad for them.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

11.
We think that democracy can change a lot of things, but we're being fooled, because democracy is not the election. We've been taught that democracy is having elections. And it isn't. Elections are the most horrendous aspect of democracy. It's the most mundane, trivial, disappointing, dirty aspect.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

12.
You know, Motorcycle Diaries has no incredible stories, no sudden plot twists, it doesn't play that way. It's about recognizing that instance of change and embracing it.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

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